Completed galaxy watercolor painting using Tombow dual-tipped brush pens.

How to Paint a Watercolor Galaxy Using Tombow Brush Markers.

Most of us know Tombow brush markers for the wonderful manner in which they work for hand or brush lettering. I mainly use my Tombows for that, but I enjoy using them for doodling flowers as well (I'll show you how in an upcoming blog post - it's super easy!). I have often heard they … Continue reading How to Paint a Watercolor Galaxy Using Tombow Brush Markers.

How to Create a Colorful Background Using Tombow Brush Markers & Bubble Wrap.

The first in what will be my on-going "how-to" series, this step-by-step tutorial features Tombow dual tipped brush markers as the main art supply. This is a fun & easy method for creating background paper for your lettering and illustration projects. I have broken it down into baby steps so if it seems overly complicated, … Continue reading How to Create a Colorful Background Using Tombow Brush Markers & Bubble Wrap.

How to Overcome Artist’s Block

Just what IS "artist's/writer's block?" People assume us creative types can sit down at any time and turn out works of art, chapters of books, verses of poetry & song lyrics just automatically because we decide to do it. Unfortunately, that is not the case. There are many times I sit here, all eager to … Continue reading How to Overcome Artist’s Block

Simple Hand Lettering Project with Tombow Brush Markers

This is a simple project that you can create using Tombow brush markers & gel pens.  It's a fun project that allows you to have fun with your own  handwriting. I bought this little journal a few days ago. I always wonder what the first page should be. It's not unusual for us to get … Continue reading Simple Hand Lettering Project with Tombow Brush Markers

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me on my artistic journey, which is nothing new for me. My artistic journey all began at the age of two with a simple box of 16 thick Crayola crayons that my mom gave me. I was immediately fascinated with the purple crayon. Purple was the only color I wanted to use. … Continue reading The Journey Begins